Lounge 21


Come for live entertainment and libations.

Sip on a refreshing beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) in a comfortable lounge setting, while enjoying live entertainment from a variety of bands and musicians. Lounge 21 also features parties hosted by industry partners, with giveaways and special guests. Interested in performing in Lounge 21? Please check the Get Involved page for more information.

Note: Lounge 21 is restricted to attendees age 21 or over. Must have valid form of ID to enter Lounge 21.

In accordance with California state law, Anime Expo's Lounge 21 can only accept an ID that:

  • Is issued by a governmental agency (such as federal, state, county or city)
  • Contains the name of the person
  • Contains the date of birth of the person
  • Contains a description of the person (these are called key indicators and include height, weight and eye color)
  • Contains a photograph of the person
  • Is currently valid (i.e. not expired)

Hours & Location

See Hours & Maps for more info. For performance and party information, please refer to the schedule when available.

Previous Party Hosts: Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Celebration (all ages), Anime Expo Kick-Off Party, Cosplay Deviants, FAKKU, Crunchyroll + VRV, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithfulness Launch Party

Past Performers: Ayakashi, Captain Savvy Singalong Crew, Infinite Combo, Mega Ran, Midnight Shinigami, Pamela Vargas, Phoenix Ash SouLandscape

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